Published: Sep 06, 2010 6:19 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 06, 2010 3:19 PM EDT

BREVARD COUN TY, Fla -  Authorities have identified the deputy accused in a deadly pedestrian accident in Brevard County.

Deputy Vincent Marino-Vitane was driving a marked patrol car early Monday morning when the deputy struck the unidentified victim.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 38-year-old woman from Cocoa was not in a crosswalk and walked directly into the path of the patrol car.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The sheriff's deputy was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.